Review: Launching Missional Communities

February 3, 2011

One of the questions that I am ever revisiting is the question of what form should a church take to stay engaged in our culture. It’s the question that took hold of me as I began my transition out of student ministry in a megachurch in anticipation of being involved in church planting. It’s the […]

ecclesia national gathering 2009

September 23, 2008

Last week, the details were announced for the 2009 Ecclesia National Gathering. The theme of the conference this year is Crafting Missional Expressions of Church. We will gather in early March in the company of Mike Breen, Eddie Gibbs, Darrell Guder, and Jon Tyson. This serves as an annual gathering of leaders of churches in […]


August 12, 2008

“Ah yeah, clusters … … … What are those?” That was my response to my friend Doug’s email earlier this summer. He had read the strategy document I was developing for our church start up. After reading it, he thought that it was similar to a movement of churches in the UK that are shaping […]